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Bill White

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08-12-2014 07:56 PM

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I’m sure you’ve all seen them. The leather desk/table top inserts.
How would ya clean them to a good condition?
Don’t want them to look new, just cleaned from years of gack and grime.
Leather balm, shoe polish (neutral). a solvent?
Operators are standing by for your response.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us


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waho6o9

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#1 posted 08-12-2014 08:09 PM

http://www.pecard.com/

I’ve used Pecards’ with good results.

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#2 posted 08-12-2014 08:54 PM

Have you tried WD-40? I use it to clean just about everything.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 08-13-2014 12:32 AM

A slightly moistened rag or sponge and saddle soap is the time honored leather cleaner. The mistake people make is using too much water. Just enough to make suds. Wipe the suds off rather than rinsing. Repeat until suds are white and clean. A fingernail brush can be used to scrub extra dirty areas.

It will clean and condition the leather. Let it dry and wax if you want more ‘shine’.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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